Calling a home iconic is a bold statement from a confident real estate brokerage knowing they're offering one of the most alluring whimsical architectural homes seen in Santa Cruz County. Designed in 1926 by Clarence Tantau of San Francisco the same architect who designed the Del Monte Hotel (now the Post Naval Grad School in Monterey), the Pasatiempo Golf Course Clubhouse and the Monterey Peninsula Country Club Clubhouse this Home quite possibly could arguably be his best feat. This Cape Cod beauty is elegantly perched on the limestone cliffs looking back onto the sandy beaches between 20th-26th Avenues and northward onto the picturesque rocky shores of Santa Maria Cliffs and Sunny Cove. Every window frames dramatic views looking over epic surf, fishing holes and an abundance of wildlife from birds, otters, dolphins, and whales. Not all houses are on par in design and location; there will only be one family lucky enough to call this iconic masterpiece, home! $5,395,000 Active

101 18th AVE SANTA CRUZ, California

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,480 SqFt 0.176 Acres

The best of the best! One of the finest homes in Santa Cruz County. Stunning sand and white-water view  remodeled home located behind the gate in the prestigious Seascape Beach Estates. The finest quality construction by Costa Bella Builders and designed by Architect James Reed Stroupe. Vibrant paint colors and designer quality tile work used throughout. Beautiful wood floors, open beam ceilings, porcelain tile, high end carpets, custom cabinets ,solid wood doors, Dacor gas range, Subzero refrigerator and wine cooler, walk in pantry, laundry room with sink, instant hot water and much more. $5,250,000 Active

195 Via Concha APTOS, California

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,368 SqFt 0.139 Acres

Stunning 5br, 5.5ba retreat on quiet cul-de-sac bordering Blacks Beach, steps to the finest stretches of surf & sand along the California Coast. Built in 2004 as private beach residence for noted Silicon Valley pioneer. Seamlessly nestled into neighborhood w/arched roof, sweeping curvilinear design & dramatic light-filled interiors giving artistic expression to intricate high-tech vision & sophisticated engineering. Exceptional use of natural materials: stone, stucco, copper, glass, stainless steel, Venetian plaster & rare hardwoods. All beautifully oriented to sun & views. Contemporary yet timeless and an intimate scale that feels eminently liveable. Master suite on main floor. Four additional en suite brs w/custom detailing. Sep. family room, play & office areas. State-of-the-art media room w/audio visual options. Wraparound decks & exterior entertainment spaces. Elevator, generator, radiant heat, custom sound engineering, water purification, LiteTouch shade & lighting controls. $4,800,000 Active

330 15th AVE SANTA CRUZ, California

5 Beds 7 Baths 4,027 SqFt 0.195 Acres

**Motivated seller- May consider trades, etc...and looking at all offers!  Luxurious gated estate nestled in the prestigious hills of Aptos. Approximately 7,260 sf, almost 2.5 acres of elegant grounds, breathtaking views and privacy is ideally situated between Carmel and Silicon Valley. *Seller may consider trade *3 master bedroom suites + separate office* All suites w/ their own private setting* Inside the architectural details prevail:  Imported marble* silk wall coverings* vaulted, coffered & arched ceilings* Wainscoting *ornate moldings* majestic pillars* gleaming skylights* Gourmet kitchen: custom cabinetry, Wolf cooktop, Sub Zero refrigerator, and so much more* Butlers pantry w/ 300+ bottle temp controlled wine cellar*  Grand master bedroom suite features 2 marble bathrooms* Vantage lighting & sound system* Pebble Tec pool & spa, expansive terrace, outdoor kitchen & more views* Long private drive w/ 6 car garage* Minutes to restaurants, shopping and the beach. $4,700,000 Active

120 Debernardo LN APTOS, California

4 Beds 7 Baths 7,260 SqFt 2.423 Acres

Amazing price!  This location is better than being near the beach - the views are more spectacular with less car and foot traffic and less sea water corrosion.  This stunning Mediterranean has it all; expansive ocean views, quality construction, attention to detail & only a short distance to beaches & the new Aptos Village. Above Rio Del Mar beach, gated at the end of a quiet street. The custom Canterra front door opens to beautiful travertine floors, high ceilings, curved archways & walls of windows. The main floor has living room w/gas fireplace, formal dining, gourmet kitchen w/high end appliances & spacious MBR suite w/2 large walk in closets, soaking tub & access to private balcony. Downstairs has 3 bedrooms, including one w/its own bath, a theater room w/bar & a steam room. Multiple outdoor entertaining areas, include a hot tub & built in BBQ, taking in expansive Monterey Bay views. Above the 3 car garage is a separate bonus room w/kitchen & 1/2 bath perfect for entertaining. $4,698,000 Active

198 Shoreview DR APTOS, California

4 Beds 5 Baths 4,536 SqFt 0.302 Acres

This location will never be repeated in Calif.  Ultimate Beach home luxury.  Private Gated community, bottom row of Luxury homes on the beach in Aptos/Seascape area.  Big wide enchanting ocean views from the large 3rd floor great room.  Enjoy a glass of wine & watch the waves and evening sunsets in a quit private neighborhood.  Access across & down the street to a less used beach on the Monterey Bay. Perfect floor plan for entertaining and enjoying your guests.  Large open rooms, big family rm on first level.   Master and Bedrooms on 2nd level.  Low maintenance, top condition, easy to manage property.  Vacation Rental history. $4,500,000 Active

769 Via Gaviota APTOS, California

4 Beds 5 Baths 3,734 SqFt 0.142 Acres

Everything you imagined a beach house would be and more! This incredible home is one of a kind and properties like this dont come on the market every day. Located at the end of 21st Ave, right on the sand with immediate beach access this home offers the exclusive opportunity to experience true coastal living. There are ocean beach views from almost every room in the house. The open floor plan is excellent for entertaining or relaxing with family. All 3 bedrooms are en suite plus there is an extra room that is great for play room or storage. The peaceful pergola is a private hideaway that is a beautiful space for gardening or sitting back with a good book. The large back deck gives you a front row seat to the gorgeous beach and calming waves as well as active sea wildlife.including some of the area's premier surf spots. Enjoy all the benefits of the Santa Cruz lifestyle from one of the most sought-after destinations on the Central Coast. You cant get any closer to the beach than this! $4,475,000 Active

110 21st AVE SANTA CRUZ, California

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,361 SqFt 0.053 Acres

Welcome home to the 100 block of Fourth Avenue, one of the most desirable locations in Santa Cruz with OCEAN VIEWS! This rare property has TWO separate homes & is only one lot from the sand making the possibilities endless. The original 1926 front home has been completely remodeled with new plumbing, electrical, windows, doors, bathroom & kitchen while keeping with the 1920's charm. The yards include picturesque gardens, multiple sitting areas & mature plants. Each home has a separate entrance, yard, parking & utilities. The front home has a very large master bedroom that can easily be converted back into 2 bedrooms. The rear home is a two-story 3 bedroom with 1 full bath and 2 half baths. This property was featured in a national Home & Garden publication and receives an abundance of admiration from passerby's who stroll by enjoying the experience of visiting this special beach side location. Literally feet from Seabright Beach. $3,599,000 Active

113 4th AVE SANTA CRUZ, California

4 Beds 4 Baths 2,658 SqFt 0.134 Acres

PACIFIC OCEAN BLUE PRIVACY!  Enjoy panoramic ocean views and tranquility galore at this premier luxury property featuring a private beach overlooking the world-renowned Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. This is one of the largest lots in Seascape Beach Estates, located on the longest stretch of continuous, walkable beach in CA. Not only will you fall in love with the ocean breezes, sand and sunshine, you'll also soak up everything Seascape has to offer. Set between rolling green hills and ocean tides, the Seascape Beach Estates community boasts the magic of 81 secluded seaside homes in a highly coveted neighborhood. Golf, tennis, fitness center, market and shopping are all just steps away. Seascape Beach Resort is also just a sandy-toed walk away. This is your luxury home on Seascape Beach in Aptos-by-the-Sea --  your perfect private beach oasis away from it all, yet only a short 30 miles to the Silicon Valley. $3,400,000 Active

1405 Clubhouse DR APTOS, California

3 Beds 4 Baths 2,830 SqFt 0.343 Acres

Spectacular, front row, unobstructed ocean views from Santa Cruz to Monterey. Watch the humpbacks breach next to the cement ship. See the twinkle of Monterey's city lights at night. Relax in an atmosphere of understated elegance. This truly unique home is designed for serenity and ease of living. Plenty of space, high end finishes, robust solar system, car charger, radiant floors, climate controlled wine cellar, full basement, retractable roof in master, security system, Murphy bed in crow's nest office. Located 45 minutes to Silicon Valley, 45 minutes to Monterey. This is a must see! $3,400,000 Active

166 Seacliff DR APTOS, California

2 Beds 3 Baths 2,807 SqFt 0.092 Acres


205 Via Campana APTOS, California

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,294 SqFt 0.242 Acres

This private Mediterranean style home has fabulous ocean vies and sits on almost one and a half acres above Cabrillo College.  Property is gated and completed fenced.  Enjoy the expansive ocean views from almost every window and from the pool and spa.  The interior features two master en-suites, one on the ground level, beautiful hickory hardwood floors and open beam ceilings.  The kitchen boasts french doors leading to the pool, a wolf range. subzero refrigerator,  and a beautiful island that is perfect for entertaining. With a total of five bedrooms and four full baths, a private family room perfect the media buffs, and a detached two car garage with an electric car hookup, it is the perfect home for the most discriminating buyers. $2,990,000 Active

3100 Haas DR APTOS, California

5 Beds 4 Baths 4,225 SqFt 1.473 Acres

Brand New Construction, Ocean Views, and Single level! This 4 bed, 4 bath Mediterranean style custom built home in the exclusive Aptos neighborhood of Mar Sereno Estates HAS IT ALL and MORE! Less than 2 miles from the beach this immaculate home was built on a 26,000+ sqft lot, with an open floor plan and beautiful gourmet kitchen with large center island and top of the line appliances including a Wolf range and a Sub-Zero refrigerator. Boasting two luxurious and expansive master suites with spa like master baths. This elegant yet modern and comfortable home features extreme attention to quality and detail, including Monarch hardwood throughout, a gas fire place in living room, formal dinning room, and both master bedrooms! Walk to The Farm Bakery & Cafe and Farmers Market at Cabrillo College on Saturdays. Minutes to the new Aptos Village. Did I mention theres room for a Pool?! Your dream home is waiting! $2,395,000 Active

196 Mar Sereno CT APTOS, California

4 Beds 4 Baths 4,448 SqFt 0.607 Acres

Welcome to your beach home with full ocean views from Santa Cruz to Monterey! Step across the street and walk miles in the sand.  The first floor features ocean views from the living room, dining room, and kitchen. A bedroom and full bath are also on the first floor.  A spacious deck off the kitchen is perfect for barbecuing. Upstairs are 2 ocean view bedrooms, each with their own bathrooms and a large deck, *made* for watching dolphins, whales, and sunsets!  This is a solid vacation rental, with reservations throughout 2019, or with notice, reservations can be cancelled and you can enjoy this beauty with your family and friends! $2,380,000 Active

407 Beach DR APTOS, California

3 Beds 3 Baths 1,691 SqFt 0.157 Acres


301 Ventana WAY APTOS, California

4 Beds 4 Baths 3,427 SqFt 0.189 Acres

Beach living at its best!  Make yourself at home in this charming 3 bedroom, 2 bath ocean front home.  Enjoy morning coffee outside on the front patio.  See the ocean and sand, hear the waves, watch the sunrise on Monterey Bay.  The upstairs deck offers panoramic ocean views from Pleasure Point to Pacific Grove for your evening enjoyment and sunsets.  This is a coveted located at one of the most desirable area beaches; Rio Del Mar Beach.  Enjoy long walks on the sand to Capitola and La Selva.  Its a short stroll to nearby coffee shop, restaurant, grocery, and deli.  Make your own fun and memories at this beach front paradise.  Vacation here or live here.  Currently a fully furnished vacation rental.  Engineered bluff protection which adds to the investment quality. $2,350,000 Active

375 Beach DR APTOS, California

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,254 SqFt 0.122 Acres

This elegant custom home looks across Moran Lake to a stunning ocean view. The zen-like setting is tucked away in a peaceful Pleasure Point neighborhood bordering a protected sanctuary. A few minutes stroll to fine stretches of surf & sand. The interior sports a sumptuous great room with Brazilian cherrywood floors, state-of-the-art kitchen with imported Italian marble, a dining area looking through expansive windows to the secluded outdoor patio. The generous upstairs master suite expands the spectacular ocean views with a deck and hot tub, and two large walk-in closets. The master suite is to-die-for! All this is beautifully oriented for a perfect vantage to view the whale migration, frolicking dolphins, tumultuous winter white water, and spectacular sunsets while safely situated across the lake. Pleasure Point is the place to be and this home is close to all the vibrant local activities yet tucked away in a secret peaceful neighborhood. $2,350,000 Active

195 Moran WAY SANTA CRUZ, California

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,418 SqFt 0.144 Acres

Tudor style architecture with an ocean scenic neighborhood mark this property as truly unique.  Enjoy your midday meal with the smell of salt in the air and the tranquil sound of waves beneath you, surrounded by vibrantly colorful gardens.  The interior speaks of craftsman charm, with engaged ceiling beams in the family room, cherry cabinets and mantle in the living room, and ocean views in several rooms of the home.  Your champagne can be chilled in the wet bar.  A master suite offers separate closets and sinks for a couple, as well as an attached deck with the ocean in front of you.  The den has custom cherry cabinets, fireplace, and ocean view..  A huge family room for grand family activities.  The interior has been freshly painted, has new flooring, and refinished wood floors in the kitchen.  The home is conveniently close to the Rio Cafe and a staircase to the beach is just a few blocks away.  Come see what a mix of Tudor style home with our Santa Cruz ocean creates! $2,300,000 Active

323 Kingsbury DR APTOS, California

3 Beds 4 Baths 3,182 SqFt 0.153 Acres

Pasatiempo Golf Club Community Home! Enjoy the serene living among the green manicured fairways, gated and secured entrances and the lovely rolling streets lined with mature oak trees. The home features a formal dining and living area with fireplace, family room with fireplace and a large open kitchen with dining area. Chef's kitchen has a subzero fridge, gas range, dual dishwashers and pantry. Views of the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains are visible from many areas within the home. The beautiful master bedroom features a large bath with walk-in closet, a separate shower and a jacuzzi tub with views. A private office area is accessed from the master bedroom. There is junior master suite with private bath, 2 additional bedrooms and a guest/in-law suite with full bath and a private entrance. Laundry room, art studio, an additional office and a beautiful pool area for entertaining complete the home. Pasatiempo is a Prestigious Top 100 Golf Course designed by Alister Mackenzie. $2,298,000 Active

17 Panorama LN SANTA CRUZ, California

5 Beds 5 Baths 4,476 SqFt 0.511 Acres

Seaview Luxury Estates. One of 9 luxury homes to be built & under construction in this new subdivision in a great commute location to Silicon Valley, minutes to Soquel Village & close to Capitola by the Sea beaches & village.  This modern Mediterranean home offers a great floor plan design with beautiful ocean views with an almost 700 sq. ft. 3-car tandem garage.  The main level has formal dining room, large family room kitchen, walk through pantry, laundry & living room with fireplace with access to the large ocean view terrace. Two of the bedrooms including the master bedroom suite with large walk in closet & private terrace are on the main level while 2 other bedrooms, bath and an additional family room are located on the level below. A great rural like setting with surrounding greenbelts & walking distance to great parks, schools, shops and restaurants of Soquel Village. Come in now to work with the builder & designer to help finish this home to your taste to be your dream home. $2,250,000 Active

20 Indy CIR SOQUEL, California

4 Beds 4 Baths 3,434 SqFt 0.235 Acres

PANORAMIC  -  an unobstructed and wide view of an extensive area in all directions -  and that is what you get, OCEAN VIEWS from MONTEREY to SANTA CRUZ, even your garage window has an ocean view. This home is ready for your personal updating touches, but the major improvements have been done. Over 1,000 square feet of decking installed 6 years ago is designed to accentuate your viewing pleasure. Garage, living area, kitchen, 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths all located on main level and flows out to the top deck area, lower level features additional bonus family room with access to lower deck. Centrally located with easy freeway access, come take a look..relaxation awaits $1,799,000 Active

7300 Viewpoint RD APTOS, California

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,621 SqFt 0.351 Acres

Imagine gazing out your windows at a wrap-around view spanning the hills of Los Gatos and Loma Prieta to the Monterey Peninsula. The entire bay, from Pacific Grove to the Santa Cruz Wharf, stretches out before you. Step outside to one of four decks to see the valley below and hawks soaring at eye level, just seven minutes from Soquel Drive at 41st Avenue. This stunning 2008 remodel was designed by architect William Rennie Boyd. The vast space outside is mirrored inside with an open floor plan downstairs and nine-foot high ceilings that lead to the second story's vaulted heights. At night, the lights of Monterey and Pacific Grove sparkle across the bay, and numerous Roy Johnson fixtures bathe the interior with incandescence. Slate surrounds the gas fireplace in the living area, maple cabinets and Silestone countertops define the kitchen, and Beech hardwood floors tie all the elements together. Seeing is believing. $1,795,000 Active

500 Muir DR SOQUEL, California

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,073 SqFt 2.878 Acres

Spectacular home nestled the Rio Del Mar hill with ocean views from all decks & most rooms in the house. This unassuming looking cottage is a spacious 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom home that has been loved & well maintained. The master suite enjoys the upstairs by itself with a balcony overlooking Rio Del Mar beach & out to the ocean. The loft is tucked into the stairway to the master suite. The main level includes a sitting area, living & dining room, updated kitchen, bdm & a remodeled 1/2 bath. Most of these rooms have ocean views. The large deck off this level has two remote controlled retractable awnings. This is the place for family gatherings & BBQing! The door to the one car garage is in the kitchen & it includes a washer/dryer & is a great storage area for your beach toys.  The lower level includes two bdms, a full bathroom, a large family room & washer/dryer. Doors from one bdrm or the family room lead to the deck. This deck also leads to the tiered and ultra private back yard. $1,795,000 Active

208 Burnham CT APTOS, California

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,194 SqFt 0.118 Acres

Come View this Beautiful Open Floor Plan. Lives much larger than square footage. Located just above Capitola Village with views of the Pier / Ocean. Private Backyard for relaxing and BBQing. Second Floor Patio perfect for watching those Famous Capitola Sunsets and listening to the ocean. Attached garage or workshop, Two Bedrooms w/ Full Baths on First Floor, Open Kitchen / Dining Room / Wet Bar on Second Floor . Spacious Loft. Windows Galore for Natural Light. Two Fireplaces, Private Deck, AC, Skylights, Indoor Laundry. Private Entry. Refreshing walk to restaurants, stores and beach. $1,200,000 Active

306 Fanmar WAY CAPITOLA, California

2 Beds 3 Baths 1,355 SqFt 0.052 Acres

INCREDIBLE PANORAMIC OCEAN VIEWS and SUNSETS stretching from the Monterey Peninsula to Santa Cruz Point. Split-level, light filled, and spacious 2586 Sq. Ft. home with four bedrooms and three baths. Expansive private deck. Private Courtyard and Pool Area. Master bedroom suite separated from other bedrooms. New roof in 2017. Property needs repairs and updates. Walk to the Rio Del Mar beach, school, golf course, tennis club, shopping and restaurants. Your chance to create the dream! $1,199,000 Active

531 Cuesta DR APTOS, California

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,586 SqFt 0.276 Acres

two story home located in desirable area of Seacliff.   Only 4 houses away from beach path that takes you down to Creek drive and ocean.   Large 15 by 30 foot deck with partial ocean view though the mature manicured Oak trees.   Open beamed ceilings,  skylight,  sunken living area by wood burning fireplace.    First level has two bedrooms,  bathroom, laundry closet and access to two car garage.  Driveway will fit 4 additional cars.  House has been used a rental and could use some upgrades $1,195,000 Active

149 Seacliff DR APTOS, California

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,780 SqFt 0.091 Acres

So you want a beach house with easy access to the beach, restaurants & shopping? This 3BR, 2BA home offers a reverse floor plan with two lower level bedrooms, bath, indoor washer/dryer, & a two-car garage with plenty of storage. Upstairs you'll find an open concept LR, DR & kitchen, plus a huge master suite with master bath & walk-in closet. Recent remodel includes new granite countertops in the kitchen & new flooring for the entire second floor. The great room is open & airy, with a cathedral ceiling, offering relaxed entertainment seating around the coziness & warmth of the centrally located fireplace. Grab a cup-of-joe on the breakfast patio to watch the sunrise, while also enjoying peeks of the ocean & beach views. Bring your motor home! Theres additional gated off street parking that can accommodate an RV on this large lot. Home is ready for Summer. Its time to make your dream of living at the beach come true, act now...lifes short, Buy the Beach House. Its Beach time! $1,099,000 Active

250 Beachgate WAY APTOS, California

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,829 SqFt 0.098 Acres

This sought-after and prosperous AirBnb is a tree-house style home that features a sleek, modern style mixed with the warm hardwood accents and floors to give you that relaxing retreat feeling. The floor to ceiling windows throughout the home and three separate decks allow an exclusive view of the California Redwoods- not to mention the stunning sunsets from the unforgettable ocean view. Perfectly located in the peace and quiet of the treetops while being just a couple minutes from shopping, the beach, and hiking. Featured in Sunset Magazine "11 Amazing Treehouse Designs"! $1,085,000 Active

137 Las Lomas DR APTOS, California

3 Beds 1 Baths 1,250 SqFt 1.370 Acres

Upscale, Ocean View, Mediterranean style home with warm colors, and elegant finishes! Reverse floor plan welcomes in the beautiful ocean views to the upper level open living space. Spacious upstairs deck & sitting room are perfectly situated for enjoying evening sunsets over the ocean. The master bedroom has a fabulous walk in closet and luxurious bath. Terra cotta tile floors, granite counters in kitchen. Bamboo floors in lower bedrooms. Nearby Beachgate Way stairs (.3 mile on google maps) provide access to miles of State Park and public beaches. Original owner has taken wonderful care of this home. Builder flaws have created a water damage situation. Destructive testing report and bids available. The lucky buyer who is willing to handle the repairs will have purchased an awesome Ocean View home with huge upside potential! $995,000 Active

103 Mar Vista DR APTOS, California

3 Beds 3 Baths 1,988 SqFt 0.100 Acres

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